Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Neil Ford

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 06:34:18PM +0100, Dean wrote:

 PS Do we have any news on the YAPC::Europe talks that were recorded?
 
The video tapes are with a friend of Jo's being encoded. However they've been
in that state for a while :-) so maybe it's time to check their status.

I'll report back.

Neil.
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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Jonathan Stowe ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 On Tue, 8 May 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote:
 
  ... I wonder how hard it would be to get Faith or Charisma Carpenter
 
 
 Ah you caught me when I was on the train with this.  Sorry for causing it
 to get posted twice :)
 

i'll remind you that by the usual holistic organisation, YAPC::Europe
managed to have the costume designed from BtVS in `attendance',

Greg

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Neil Ford ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 06:34:18PM +0100, Dean wrote:
 
  PS Do we have any news on the YAPC::Europe talks that were recorded?
  
 The video tapes are with a friend of Jo's being encoded. However they've been
 in that state for a while :-) so maybe it's time to check their status.
 
 I'll report back.
 

i gave up on the tapes for lack of time, but may restart soon, especially
if i go to richer sounds today

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 At 18:10 08/05/2001, Nathan Torkington wrote:
 ... I wonder how hard it would be to get Faith or Charisma Carpenter
 or one of those other minor characters to do a meet'n'greet at TPC.
 I suspect they're hard to dislodge from LA, but it might still be
 worth a try[1].  I'm tracking down their agents now.
 
 Try Kate from 'Angel' too. Please.
 

Although this may be going against the reasoning behind this, try the
Irish half demon bloke with the dodgy accent. He is no longer in Angel 
and might be desperate for the work.

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Dean

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:49:30AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
  I'm interested in going to YAPC, is London PM going as a group or is it all
  just ad-hoc?
 
 which YAPC? Y::E i assume?

Yep YAPC::Europe, with the recent success of the New York trip i was being
(maybe ;)) optimistic about more group travel[0].

Dean
[0] Maybe even to the camel?
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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Nathan Torkington

David H. Adler writes:
 1) Charisma isn't really minor anymore, being second lead in Angel.

True.  And after the bikini scene, she's a bigtime star.  BIG time.
BIG.  If you know what I mean.  Yowzers.

 2) Get Willow.  Dammit.

I'll see what they cost.  It might be prohibitively expensive to get
anyone who's cute.

 3) Get the editors to come.  Maybe I can convince them to hire me. :)

Editors?  This show isn't edited, it's live.  Isn't it?

Nat





Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Nathan Torkington

Dean writes:
 Does any one know if ORA will be selling a compilation of the papers again
 after this conference?

We will.

Nat





Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Damian Conway

 I wonder how hard it would be to get Faith or Charisma Carpenter
 ...to do a meet'n'greet at TPC.

No idea. But it that idea falls through, I bet you *could* get a pony!

;-)

Damian





RE: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Dean

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:20:36AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
  2) Get Willow.  Dammit.
 
 I'll see what they cost.  It might be prohibitively expensive to get
 anyone who's cute.

Get Willow then ;)
 
Dean
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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Dean ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:49:30AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
   I'm interested in going to YAPC, is London PM going as a group or is it all
   just ad-hoc?
  
  which YAPC? Y::E i assume?
 
 Yep YAPC::Europe, with the recent success of the New York trip i was being
 (maybe ;)) optimistic about more group travel[0].
 
   Dean
 [0] Maybe even to the camel?

the camel is starting to look very suspicious, i notice that the only
people who have `seen' the camel are the camel tzars

and as for the london.pm server, who is to say that its not a dumb
terminal with jo francitcally typing in the responses to any command
you type

and while i'm on a roll, how about the fact that TV license vans
are actually mind control devices sent by the government which is
in fact controlled by scientologists who are using the vans to
reduce peoples IQ to the point they would believe any of the crap
scientology talks about


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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Damian Conway ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
  I wonder how hard it would be to get Faith or Charisma Carpenter
  ...to do a meet'n'greet at TPC.
 
 No idea. But it that idea falls through, I bet you *could* get a pony!
 

next you'll be trying to flog slices of the pony and when we want to
go and see it and feed it carrots, you'll come up with some lame foot
and mouth excuse

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:

  2) Get Willow.  Dammit.
 
 I'll see what they cost.  It might be prohibitively expensive to get
 anyone who's cute.
 

Well Willow should be well within budget then.

  3) Get the editors to come.  Maybe I can convince them to hire me. :)
 
 Editors?  This show isn't edited, it's live.  Isn't it?
 

Yes and remember in between slaying Buffy has gotton a little acting
job with they stage name SMG, explaining films such as Scream 2, 
Cruel Intentions, etc.

And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. However I here Momento
is a very good film as well.

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RE: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Cross David - dcross

From: Dean [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 9:22 AM

 On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:20:36AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
   2) Get Willow.  Dammit.
  
  I'll see what they cost.  It might be prohibitively expensive to get
  anyone who's cute.
 
 Get Willow then ;)

/me slaps Dean.


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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Jonathan Peterson

 
 And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
 is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. However I here Momento
 is a very good film as well.

Oh Brother should be subtitled. Don't expect to understand the dialogue
for the first 30 minutes until you are used to the accents. But yes,
it's a good film.


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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Robert Shiels

- Original Message -
From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED]

 And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
 is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. However I here Momento
 is a very good film as well.

I've just ordered this actually from
http://www.movietrak.com/home/index.html.

DVD rentals, delivered by post, keep it for 7 days and return in package
provided. 3.50gbp total cost.

/Robert





Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Jonathan Peterson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
  
  And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
  is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. However I here Momento
  is a very good film as well.
 
 Oh Brother should be subtitled. Don't expect to understand the dialogue
 for the first 30 minutes until you are used to the accents. But yes,
 it's a good film.
 

I watched Loser yesterday (delivered fresh to my door by Blackstar) and
enjoyed it as well. Its not a belly laugh comedy but is quite enjoyable.
However I don't think it went down well in America, as they couldn't deal
with it.

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Robin Szemeti

On Wed, 09 May 2001, you wrote:
 * Damian Conway ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
   I wonder how hard it would be to get Faith or Charisma Carpenter
   ...to do a meet'n'greet at TPC.
  
  No idea. But it that idea falls through, I bet you *could* get a pony!
  
 
 next you'll be trying to flog slices of the pony and when we want to
 go and see it and feed it carrots, you'll come up with some lame foot
 and mouth excuse

hmmm .. does anyone remember the 'stressed eric' episode where he buys a
pony? .. that will be our pony ! :)

actually .. if you *do* want a pony they're bloody [sic] cheap. If its
going for meat you can have em for about 20 quid. Theres a market up at
Bridgnorth that has em.[1] I could get you one and deliver it to the
Pederels Oak for probably a hundred quid including transport.

[1] although since you can't move much livestock other than horses around
right now, horses might be fetching a premium wiht the pet food lot, so
the price might be up a bit.

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Roger Burton West

On Wed, 09 May 2001, you wrote:
I could get you one and deliver it to the
Pederels Oak for probably a hundred quid including transport.

Hmm. You just want us to get thrown out even more vehemently than last
time, don't you?

Roger



Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Piers Cawley ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
  And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current
  recommendation is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film.
 
 Oh yes. Truly fantastic. Must buy the soundtrack album.
 

ah yes, and the soggy bottom boys' `hit' is particularly good 


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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Piers Cawley

Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

 * Piers Cawley ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
  Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
   And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current
   recommendation is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film.
  
  Oh yes. Truly fantastic. Must buy the soundtrack album.
 
 ah yes, and the soggy bottom boys' `hit' is particularly good 

Well, yes. but the version of 'O Death' that the big KKK chap sings,
and the version of 'I'll Fly Away' that crops up somewhere are both
pretty spectacular too. I'm trying to work out if I was bowled over by
'Go to sleep pretty baby' because of the song or the visuals...


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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Mike Jarvis

Wednesday, May 09, 2001, 3:54:53 AM, Jonathan Peterson wrote:

 
 And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
 is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. However I here Momento
 is a very good film as well.

JP Oh Brother should be subtitled. Don't expect to understand the dialogue
JP for the first 30 minutes until you are used to the accents. But yes,
JP it's a good film.

Whatchoo talkin bout Willis?  It was perfectly understandable.  Of
course, being from the southern US probably helps.

The prison uniforms have green stripes these days, rather than the
historic black as presented in the film.

It's five am in Houston, I'm almost done with my coding for the
evening, and I feel like being content free.  And you can't slap the
yank from there.  Nyah.

-- 
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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Mike Jarvis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 
 It's five am in Houston, I'm almost done with my coding for the
 evening, and I feel like being content free.  And you can't slap the
 yank from there.  Nyah.
 

you are feeling relaxed mike, everything feels warm and comfortable,
your eyes are getting heavy, heavier still, thats right deep, deeper
into sleep, your asleep now 

now mike when you i click my fingers you will wake up and slap yourself

*click*

;-)

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Martin Ling

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 09:21:41AM +0100, Dean wrote:
 
  I'll see what they cost.  It might be prohibitively expensive to get
  anyone who's cute.
 
 Get Willow then ;)

It's big, slippery, and is frequently sighted in rivers and IRC. And
it's comin right atcha...


Martin



Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Martin Ling

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 09:25:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
 
 and while i'm on a roll, how about the fact that TV license vans
 are actually mind control devices sent by the government which is
 in fact controlled by scientologists who are using the vans to
 reduce peoples IQ to the point they would believe any of the crap
 scientology talks about

Ah, no. The *real* conspiracy is Blue Peter badges. Systematic plan to
tag and track dangero^Wpromising youths!


Martin



Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson


Anyone up for Dim Sim at 1 O'clock?

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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Leon Brocard

Dave Hodgkinson sent the following bits through the ether:
 
 Anyone up for Dim Sim at 1 O'clock?

Yes. New World, Gerrard Street. I may be very on time.

Leon
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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Lucy McWilliam


On Wed, 9 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote:

 * Piers Cawley ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
  Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

   And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current
   recommendation is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film.
  Oh yes. Truly fantastic. Must buy the soundtrack album.
 ah yes, and the soggy bottom boys' `hit' is particularly good

Ye-es, but gets slightly annnoying when youre lab colleague plays it
repeatedly while dancing round with DNA.


L.
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dissection.




Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 
 On Wed, 9 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote:
 
  * Piers Cawley ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
   Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
 
And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current
recommendation is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film.
   Oh yes. Truly fantastic. Must buy the soundtrack album.
  ah yes, and the soggy bottom boys' `hit' is particularly good
 
 Ye-es, but gets slightly annnoying when youre lab colleague plays it
 repeatedly while dancing round with DNA.
 

do they do lots of foot stamping?

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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson

Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

 Dave Hodgkinson sent the following bits through the ether:
  
  Anyone up for Dim Sim at 1 O'clock?
 
 Yes. New World, Gerrard Street. I may be very on time.

ARGH! Sorry, I got PHB-ed.

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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Simon Wistow

Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
 
 ARGH! Sorry, I got PHB-ed.

Psycho Hose Beasted?

/me suspects that Dave and Simon have very different definitions of PHB



Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Leo Lapworth

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 02:30:13PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
 Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
 
  Dave Hodgkinson sent the following bits through the ether:
   
   Anyone up for Dim Sim at 1 O'clock?
  
  Yes. New World, Gerrard Street. I may be very on time.
 
 ARGH! Sorry, I got PHB-ed.

Well, lucky I turned up then wasn't it.. or it'd have been
poor Leon on his own in a strange town.

You also missed the best Dim Sim ever, they liked us
so much we got free saki and a 50% of the meal.

And the women they provided (hmm, think I'm going too far ?)

Anyway, PHB-ed (what ever it is) is no excuse!

action=use red pen Could do better, E - /action

Leo



Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson

Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

 Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
  
  ARGH! Sorry, I got PHB-ed.
 
 Psycho Hose Beasted?

you've met her, then?

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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Leon Brocard

Dave Hodgkinson sent the following bits through the ether:

 ARGH! Sorry, I got PHB-ed.

Well, Leo and I had a wonderful lunch without you, so ner.

Leon
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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

 Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
 
  Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
   
   ARGH! Sorry, I got PHB-ed.
  
  Psycho Hose Beasted?
 

Simon, if you are going to reveal next week's Buffy episode at least
put SPOILER in the subject ;-)


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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Simon Wistow

Greg McCarroll wrote:

   Psycho Hose Beasted?
 
 
 Simon, if you are going to reveal next week's Buffy episode at least
 put SPOILER in the subject ;-)

Huh?

Can't remember where I first heard it although both Red Dwarf and Calvin
and Hobbes spring to mind.



Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Mike Wyer

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Simon Wistow wrote:

Greg McCarroll wrote:

   Psycho Hose Beasted?
 

 Simon, if you are going to reveal next week's Buffy episode at least
 put SPOILER in the subject ;-)

Huh?

Can't remember where I first heard it although both Red Dwarf and Calvin
and Hobbes spring to mind.

Wayne's World.

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O Brother (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Nathan Torkington

Piers Cawley writes:
 I'm trying to work out if I was bowled over by
 'Go to sleep pretty baby' because of the song or the visuals...

Ob Porn: You can see a nipple and curve of a breast through a wet
shirt if you look in the right place.

Nat





Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Nathan Torkington

Greg McCarroll writes:
 And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
 is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film.

I loved it.  I've seen it twice.  Of course, I'm a bluegrass music
nut.

Nat





Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Simon Wistow

Mike Wyer wrote:

 Can't remember where I first heard it although both Red Dwarf and Calvin
 and Hobbes spring to mind.
 
 Wayne's World.

That's the ticket.

I was getting it confused with Calvin and Hobbes' Homicidal Psycho
Jungle Cat :)



Re: O Brother (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 Piers Cawley writes:
  I'm trying to work out if I was bowled over by
  'Go to sleep pretty baby' because of the song or the visuals...
 
 Ob Porn: You can see a nipple and curve of a breast through a wet
 shirt if you look in the right place.
 

This is exactly the sort of thing that gives London.pm a bad name,
and promotes the sale of the film in DVD format as opposed to VHS
due to the crap pause facilities of VHS ;-)

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Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 Greg McCarroll writes:
  And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
  is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film.
 
 I loved it.  I've seen it twice.  Of course, I'm a bluegrass music
 nut.
 

I think `man of sorrow' will be a good ambassador for bluegrass, it makes
me think what other songs are good ambassadors for their types of music

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Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Nathan Torkington

Greg McCarroll writes:
 I think `man of sorrow' will be a good ambassador for bluegrass

Yup, it is.  I'd just like to add that I saw it performed by the real
band (i.e., not George Clooney lipsynching) one week ago.  It was
bloody brilliant.  I think I even have a photo on the digital camera
of them around the microphone doing the harmonies.  No fake beards,
though :-)

There are rumours of a Soggy Bottom Boys tour in 2002.  There was a
big concert of the music from the movie last year, and it was recorded
by some famous documentarian.  I'm looking forward to the release of
that.

On the subject of music (despite the Subject: of movies) ... anyone
here into trad. Irish instrumental music?

Nat




Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Robin Houston

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:55:16AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
 On the subject of music (despite the Subject: of movies) ... anyone
 here into trad. Irish instrumental music?

I'm rather fond of Sharon Shannon.
Does she count?

 .robin.

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Irish music (was RE: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...))

2001-05-09 Thread Cross David - dcross

From: Nathan Torkington [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 3:55 PM

 On the subject of music (despite the Subject: of movies) ... anyone
 here into trad. Irish instrumental music?

Well, I prefer stuff with lyrics, but enjoy almost any kind of Irish (and
English) folk music.

What are you doing between TPC and Y::E? You sound like the kind of person
who would really enjoy the Cambridge Folk Festival
http://www.cam-folkfest.co.uk/.

Dave...

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Re: O Brother (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread David Cantrell

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 03:42:49PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:

 * Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 
  Ob Porn: You can see a nipple and curve of a breast through a wet
  shirt if you look in the right place.
 
 This is exactly the sort of thing that gives London.pm a bad name,

I have to agree.  It's *disgusting* that someone could possibly think that
that is pornographic.

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Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Simon Cozens

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:55:16AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
 On the subject of music (despite the Subject: of movies) ... anyone
 here into trad. Irish instrumental music?

Yes, very definitely. Unfortunately I don't play anything vaguely relevant,
apart from the guitar. I'd *really* love to be able to play the Uillean 
pipes. One day.

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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread David H. Adler

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 09:28:38AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
 * Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 
   2) Get Willow.  Dammit.
  
  I'll see what they cost.  It might be prohibitively expensive to get
  anyone who's cute.
  
 
 Well Willow should be well within budget then.

You will be the first up against the wall, come the revolution, sucker.
 
 And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation
 is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. However I here Momento
 is a very good film as well.

Memento is *excellent*.  But I'm a film geek.  Not exactly a feel-good
film, but *brilliantly* done.

dha
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Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread David H. Adler

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:20:36AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
 David H. Adler writes:
 
  3) Get the editors to come.  Maybe I can convince them to hire me. :)
 
 Editors?  This show isn't edited, it's live.  Isn't it?

No.  Documentary.

dha
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London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-07

2001-05-09 Thread Leon Brocard

This is the sixteenth weekly summary of the London Perl Mongers
mailing list. For the week starting 2001-05-07:

Don't forget the London.pm website for meetings etc. The next meeting
is a social meeting and has been postponed for a week to the Thursday
10th May. It will be at the Penderel's Oak:
http://london.pm.org/

Paul Mison wrote a quick thanks / report of the London.pm - New York
trip, with links to photos:
http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/msg04943.html
http://shadowgirl.net/photos/NYC-apr-2001/
http://husk.org/ny01/

Paul Makepeace informed us of a talk by Craig Mundie, Microsoft Senior
Vice President about The Commercial Software Model, which contains
lots of open source FUD:
http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/craig/05-03sharedsource.asp
http://web.siliconvalley.com/content/sv/2001/05/03/opinion/dgillmor/weblog/torvalds.htm

Robin Houston was the first to write in that Larry Wall had completed
Apocalypse Two, on what parts of Perl 6 will look like. Everything's
an object, more quoting, '.' instead of '-', and more. Damian Conway
posted source filter called DotsForArrows - even with our primitive
earth technology we can do the reverse today, with a threat that
he'll go further later on:
http://www.perl.com/pub/2001/05/03/wall.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/msg05001.html

David Cantrell announced he was selling his original Defender. Oh, and
he's been made redundant and is looking for a job:
http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/msg04999.html
http://www.interlog.com/~timf/defender_page/defender.htm
http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv/

David Cross reminded everyone to submit their proposals for
YAPC::Europe (deadline June 1st):
http://www.yapc.org/Europe/cfp.html

Other topics included: where to drink decent cocktails (ICA bar,
Gaucho Grill, Match Bar), Real Genius, what to eat with waffles,
heart shaped fried eggs, laughing at people who think Perl can't do
for loops, what children taste like, and how to get Buffy characters
to do a meet'n'greet at TPC (if all else fails, Damian suggests a
pony), and how the Soggy Bottom Boys' hit is annoying when your lab
colleague plays it repeatedly while dancing aroud with DNA. And I'm
not mentioning the porn:
http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/3998/genius.html
http://www.twoshortplanks.com/simon/rutland/psn00022.jpg
http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/msg04991.html

In other news, the New World restaurant now does very good deals:
http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/msg05089.html

Is it not written every second counts?, Leon
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Re: O Brother (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread David H. Adler

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 03:42:49PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
 * Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
  Piers Cawley writes:
   I'm trying to work out if I was bowled over by
   'Go to sleep pretty baby' because of the song or the visuals...
  
  Ob Porn: You can see a nipple and curve of a breast through a wet
  shirt if you look in the right place.
  
 
 This is exactly the sort of thing that gives London.pm a bad name,
 and promotes the sale of the film in DVD format as opposed to VHS
 due to the crap pause facilities of VHS ;-)

There are reasons some of us have the Criterion laserdisc of The
Adventures of Baron Munchausen.  Only one of them is all the extra
material.  :-)

dha
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Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread David H. Adler

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:55:16AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
 
 On the subject of music (despite the Subject: of movies) ... anyone
 here into trad. Irish instrumental music?

[raises hand]

Actually, Celtic in general, more than *just* irish...

dha, saw Natalie McMaster a couple of weeks ago

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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll

* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
 
 Oh, you people would just *love* to know what happened last night,
 wouldn't you?  BWAHAHAHAHAHA
 

The British Watcher and Slayer had to save the American's again?

;-)

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RE: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Cross David - dcross

From: David H. Adler [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 5:22 PM

 On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 03:02:52PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
 
  Simon, if you are going to reveal next week's Buffy episode at least
  put SPOILER in the subject ;-)
 
 Oh, you people would just *love* to know what happened last night,
 wouldn't you?  BWAHAHAHAHAHA

We'll get to see in in just over a week anyway.

Is the one where G zaps Txxx's b?

Dave...

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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread David H. Adler

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 05:34:39PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
 * David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
  
  Oh, you people would just *love* to know what happened last night,
  wouldn't you?  BWAHAHAHAHAHA
  
 
 The British Watcher and Slayer had to save the American's again?

Nice try, but no.  And if you think *that*'s going to make me reveal
what's going on, you're quite mistaken...  :-)

dha
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Re: Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread David H. Adler

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 05:25:43PM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote:
 From: David H. Adler [EMAIL PROTECTED]
 Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 5:22 PM
 
  On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 03:02:52PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
  
   Simon, if you are going to reveal next week's Buffy episode at least
   put SPOILER in the subject ;-)
  
  Oh, you people would just *love* to know what happened last night,
  wouldn't you?  BWAHAHAHAHAHA
 
 We'll get to see in in just over a week anyway.
 
 Is the one where G zaps Txxx's b?

No, that was last week.

only two more to go...

dha
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Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...)

2001-05-09 Thread Doug Sparling

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Simon Cozens wrote:

 On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:55:16AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
  On the subject of music (despite the Subject: of movies) ... anyone
  here into trad. Irish instrumental music?

 Yes, very definitely. Unfortunately I don't play anything vaguely relevant,
 apart from the guitar. I'd *really* love to be able to play the Uillean
 pipes. One day.

I've had a set of Uilleann pipes for nearly 10 years, and I still hope to
play them 'one day'.





Re: Irish music (was RE: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...))

2001-05-09 Thread Nathan Torkington

Cross David - dcross writes:
 Well, I prefer stuff with lyrics, but enjoy almost any kind of Irish (and
 English) folk music.

The CDs on high rotation right now are:

  Brendan Begley, We Won't Go Home 'Til Morning
  Green Linnet Artists, Green Linnet Records: The 20th Anniversary
Collection
  Kevin Burke, Sweeney's Dream
  Kevin Burke, In Concert
  Kevin Burke, Up Close
  Lúnasa, Lúnasa

 What are you doing between TPC and Y::E? You sound like the kind of person
 who would really enjoy the Cambridge Folk Festival
 http://www.cam-folkfest.co.uk/.

That looks great (and it pointed me to The Black Cat Theory, a banjo
band I will watch), but it's too far away.  As I'm sure you'll agree,
the flight between California and London is one that you want to make
as few times as possible.

However, Dublin is closer.  Dublin, Ohio that is.
  http://www.dublinirishfestival.org/

It has some bands I've heard of (Altan, Cherish the Ladies, Martin 
Dennis) and might be a lot of fun.  Downside is that it's Ohio :-)

Nat





see attachment

2001-05-09 Thread Greg McCarroll


well i had 15 minutes to spare so i decided to do this ...

(see attachment)

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=pod

=head1 NAME

London.pm - The Drinking Game

=head1 DESCRIPTION

Someone on rec.arts.sf.written (rasfw) suggested a rasfw drinking game,
of course being the sensible group it is I think they were only jesting.
However back at London.pm we don't joke about drinking so I felt it
was time to create what the mailing list (and indeed world has been
waiting for) - London.pm - THE DRINKING GAME.

This is a first draft so commentary is of course welcome.

=head1 VERSION

$Revision: 1.2 $

=head1 YOU WILL NEED

=head2 MANDATORY

=over 4

=item A nice steady stream of London.pm messages.

=item A lot of alchohol

=back 

=head2 OPTIONAL

=over 4

=item A Blood Mary Cocktail

=item A glass of Saki

=back 

=head1 THREAD BASED CONSEQUENCES

These are thread based, that is to say they are based around threads,
not messages. Consequences based around messages are in the next
section, which is entitled Message Based Consequences.

=head2 Take a gulp if a thread starts as or mutates into .

=over 4

=item   A discussion about films.

=item   A disorganised planning session about travel or some event.

Take an extra gulp if the Heretics chip in about how good the Anchor is, or how evil 
the 1st falling on a thursday is.

=item   Another initiative is created (Such as perl-cert, european conferences, 
rewrite matts scripts etc.)

=item   A discussion starts about some OTT XML-ish object orientated mutagenic 
approximating distributed module concept.

=item   A new t-shirt logo suggestion is debated.

Gulp again if people mutter about Randal later on in the thread.

=item   A thread starts up about pubs in london.

=item   London.pmers en masse decide to descend on another mailing list or chatboard.

=head1 MESSAGE BASED CONSEQUENCES

These are message based yadda yadda yadda.

=head2 Take a sip if .

=over 4

=item   The camel is mentioned

Take another sip if taking it out of the zoo or slicing it up is also
mentioned.

=item   gnat makes a comment related to sex.

=item   dha makes a comment related to Dr Who.

=item   Anyone reminds Dave Cantrell about the time he stocked up on rice and tins of 
spam for nuclear winter that would follow the Y2K bug.

=item   Dave Cross snatches a bit of Sci-Fi trivia from the huge archives of his mind.

=item   The subject of a mail message still bears some relevance.

=item   Someone states that Willow or Buffy is better looking than the other.

=item   One of the usual suspects posts a one liner.

=item   A Uk resident but Non-londoner (inside M25)  posts.

=item   Leon posts the weekly summary.

=item   Someone slags off selena sol, matt wright, or some other 31337 script kiddy 
programmers.

=item   PONY PONY PONY PONY PONY - ok you get the drift of this one.

=back

=head2 Take two sips if ..

=over 4

=item Someone states that another BtVS is better than the Buffster and Willow.

=item A non-UK resident but a european posts.

=item Someone posts a link to a London.pm'er spotted in the wild, e.g. DJ talks about 
Jabber somewhere.


=head2 Take three sips if .

=over 4

=item   A non-European but currently resident on Eart posts.

=back

=head2 Down the drink if .

=over 4

=item   Someone not currently resident on the planet earth posts

=item   A London.pm'er gets married.

=back

=head1 OTHER

=over 4

=item   Batch reply mode (i.e. someone catches up on their email and sends arround 10 
replies all in one batch).

For this take a large amount of liquid in your mouth and swallow it in 
loud gulps once for each message.

=item   Dim sum is suggested.

For this one drink Saki!

=item   Someone posts the day after a london.pm social about how hungover they are.

Down a bloody mary.

=item Someone posts they just lost there job at a dot com.

You should also hum that buggle tune played on army bases (i can't
remember the name)

=back

=head1 ORIGINAL AUTHOR

Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED]

=cut


















An outside the M25 UK resident catches up on his mail (was Re: seeattachment)

2001-05-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote:


 well i had 15 minutes to spare so i decided to do this ...


Its all over then ...

/J\




Re: Buffy? .. naah .. wait till you see this

2001-05-09 Thread Paul Makepeace

On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 12:42:40PM +0100, Paul Mison wrote:
 http://shadowgirl.net/photos/NYC-apr-2001/).

Those are great pictures!

http://shadowgirl.net/photos/NYC-apr-2001/merkin.html

I trust everyone knows what a merkin *really* is...

Paul can you tell I live near SF? M



Re: Irish music (was RE: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...))

2001-05-09 Thread Dave Cross

At 16:56 09/05/2001, you wrote:
Cross David - dcross writes:
  Well, I prefer stuff with lyrics, but enjoy almost any kind of Irish (and
  English) folk music.

The CDs on high rotation right now are:

   Brendan Begley, We Won't Go Home 'Til Morning
   Green Linnet Artists, Green Linnet Records: The 20th Anniversary
 Collection
   Kevin Burke, Sweeney's Dream
   Kevin Burke, In Concert
   Kevin Burke, Up Close
   Lúnasa, Lúnasa

Some names there that I don't know, but will be checking out. I bet the 
Green Linnet compilation is good.

  What are you doing between TPC and Y::E? You sound like the kind of person
  who would really enjoy the Cambridge Folk Festival
  http://www.cam-folkfest.co.uk/.

That looks great (and it pointed me to The Black Cat Theory, a banjo
band I will watch), but it's too far away.  As I'm sure you'll agree,
the flight between California and London is one that you want to make
as few times as possible.

I assumed you could stop in on the way to Amsterdam :)

However, Dublin is closer.  Dublin, Ohio that is.
   http://www.dublinirishfestival.org/

It has some bands I've heard of (Altan, Cherish the Ladies, Martin 
Dennis) and might be a lot of fun.  Downside is that it's Ohio :-)

I've seen (and enjoyed) both Altan and Cherish The Ladies.

Dave...


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